Website Subscriptions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers two site subscription options, outlined below. 

Note: K–12 Educators can receive full site access by registering for our free Affiliate School Program

In addition, anyone can register to receive email communications and/or purchase Self-Paced Courses by visiting this page.


JournalHistory Now Subscription

History Now is the online journal of the Gilder Lehrman Institute. 

  • A one-year subscription includes access to the 3 new issues published annually
  • Each issue features original essays by renowned historians on key topics, eras, and themes in American history.
  • Subscriptions also include full access to the backlist of History Now, featuring hundreds of essays by leading US history scholars.

LincolnHistory Resources Subscription

Subscribe for one-year access to the searchable online catalog of the Gilder Lehrman Collection and related history resources. 

Your subscription includes:

• Immediate access to selected images in the Institute’s catalog of more than 75,000 primary sources 

• In-depth spotlights on hundreds of original primary source documents

• Interactive online exhibitions exploring key moments and figures in US history

• More than 300 video lectures from eminent US history scholars

• Dozens of essays by renowned historians offering a range of views on American history

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